CRPF not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama terror attack


The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will not celebrate Holi this year as a mark of respect to its 40 jawans martyred last month in a suicide attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, where the forces eliminated 210 terrorists in 2018, the force’s chief said on Tuesday.

During an event to the mark 80th raising day of the force at its group centre in Gurgaon, CRPF Director General (DG) RR Bhatnagar also said the influence of left-wing extremists or Naxals has reduced by 40 per cent and only a few areas in the country are now affected. Read More

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